6 of the Easiest DIY Solar Light Craft Ideas
Daylight Savings is in full effect, which means that it’s getting darker quicker, and now it is more important than ever to take in all that sunlight. While the nights are a little longer, now is the perfect time to put together some great solar light DIYs to light up your space!
There is six unique and fun solar light crafting ideas that are perfect for adding a beautiful piece of decor to your outdoor space and give yourself beautiful solar lighting at the same time! Here are six DIY solar lights to make this winter.
1. DIY Homemade Dollar Store Solar Garden Globe Light
This beautiful DIY Dollar Store Solar Garden is the perfect way to add a little decor to your front or back porch. Plus, you can make this DIY with items from the Dollar Store, making it a great frugal DIY.
- $1 store solar lights (or these lights will work)
- $1 store Round candle vases
- Flat glass marbles
2. DIY Solar Light Mason Jars
If you have spare mason jars lying around your home, why not turn them into a cool solar light fixture for your home! You can charge these up by the window during the day and use them as night lights at night!
Spray Paint (I only use VALSPAR)
3. Indoor Solar Light
This DIY solar light is so easy to make, and you can use it indoors or outside! Just charge up the solar light, or leave it near a place that gets a lot of light, and then you have a beautiful solar light fixture to light up your home with no switches or batteries!
- a vase (from the dollar store works)
- a larger solar light
- some of the glass marbles (dollar store)
4. DIY Outdoor Solar Chandelier
If you’re looking for the perfect decor piece to light up your front or back porch, or even a sunroom, you’ve got to give this solar chandelier a try! It’s so beautiful, and it’s the perfect way to give your outdoor space a quick update.
- Old ceiling light/ chandelier
- Solar Lights
- Spray Paint
- Masking Tape
- Liquid Adhesive
5. Mason Jar Hanging Solar Light
You only need five things to put together these easy mason jar hanging solar lanterns! The mason jars give this DIY a rustic look, and the solar lights make this a great outdoor entertaining lighting idea!
- 2.5″ width solar lights
- half-pint size mason jars
- Command™ small hooks
- 18 gauge wire
- Needle-nose pliers
6. Floor Lamp Solar Chandelier
You can make this cool DIY using an old standing lamp, or find one at your local thrift store! With a little paint, some DIY supplies, and solar lighting, you can easily upcycle this lamp into a cool outdoor lamp for your yard!
- old floor lamp
- old chandelier
- needle nosed pliers
- Krylon Metallic Spray Paint
- solar lights
- Gorilla Glue Construction Adhesive
- flameless candles
As you can see, making your own solar light projects aren’t as challenging as it may seem! Since all of these DIYs run on solar power, you don’t even have to worry about changing the batteries! If you’re looking for even more cool light crafts, check out my post on the BEST DIY Mason Jar Lights and Ideas.
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Thank you so much for the inspiration. I didn’t know that you can do Shrinki dinks photos! So excited to try, now that I have the supply. And these solar lights I have been searching how to make for a year! Thank you so much!